Employment

Unemployment may very well get worse for Black workers

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent (NNPA) — The economy beat expectations in February by adding 236,000 jobs nearly, doubling 119,000 jobs created in January,

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Black unemployment still needs to be addressed

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The unemployment rate report that was released November 2 was good news for President Obama. The unemployment rate ticked up

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Ain’t nothin’ goin’ on but the rent
Why an agenda on job creation in cash loans in kansas city missouri education should lead Obama’s second term By Dr. Andre Perry Contributing Columnist People of color and in particular poor, people ...
Jobs report shows slow but steady growth
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Voters were still waiting to elect the next president of the United States when the Labor Depart­ment’s monthly jobs report, issued four days before ...
‘Capital punishment’ in the workplace
By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist In employment law, they speak about a termination or firing as being the “capital punishment” of employment relations. This may sound dramatic – unless you ...
Law firm on a quest to increase minority pool of lawyers
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Powerful attorneys—in Louisiana and around the country—are the stuff of legend and their careers have become fodder for a slew of court room novels, television mini-series and ...
FAMU begins national search for new band director
(Special to the NNPA from Florida Courier) — Florida A&M University (FAMU) has begun its national search for a new Director of Bands. The university started the process on ...
Doctors shortage expected to worsen with surge of new patients
By Akeya Dickson NNPA Washington Correspondent As more people become covered as a result of the Affordable Care Act recently upheld by the United States Supreme Court, the current shortage of physicians ...
City unveils summer recreation and jobs programs
Joined by city officials, Mayor Mitch Landrieu payday loan straight away on Tuesday unveiled the city’s summer recreation and job opportunities for New Orleans youth to be offered by JOB1 ...
Wage War: Employers stealing millions from U.S. workers
By Kathy Mulady Special to New America Media from the Equal Voice Workers nationwide are losing millions of dollars each week to wage theft as their employers, some unscrupulous, others scrambling ...

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